Smart growth


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Smart growth

A collection of urban development strategies meant to reduce sprawl that are fiscally, environmentally, and socially responsible. Smart growth is development that enhances quality of life, protects the environment, and uses tax revenues wisely.
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By building more apartments, condominiums, and homes on tiny lots, smart growth is supposed to result in more affordable housing.
The paper- bound book provides "a strategy for achieving smart growth nationwide.
Parris Glendening and the state legislature two years ago passed a Smart Growth and Neighborhood Conservation Act.
New Urbanism, also called traditional neighborhood development, livable communities, and smart growth, is a philosophy of building human-scale neighborhoods in place of single-use subdivisions, shopping centers and office parks.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today named the two-year-old Bay Area Transit Oriented Affordable Housing Fund a winner of the federal agency's 2012 National Award for Smart Growth Achievement.
Many found that a smart growth approach would improve their financial picture, whether by saving money in upfront infrastructure construction costs; reducing the cost of ongoing services like fire, police, and ambulance; or by generating greater tax revenues in years to come.
At a press conference last week, the Association announced it is launching a public-private partnership to spearhead Smart Growth initiatives in Mt.
Strong Smart Growth has been CBC Advisors' key focus for its clients, brokers and partners in our communities during the past year.
Parts of the Mad River Valley have focused on implementing locally specific smart growth techniques when rebuilding after Tropical Storm Irene.
The Environmental Protection Agency recently announced the winners of its 2013 National Awards for Smart Growth Achievement.
We chose March Madness as the backdrop for this campaign because technology coupled with professional expertise is truly the 'seventh man' for enabling smart growth.
com)-- Congress could save $33 billion a year, broaden housing opportunities, and revitalize communities by reforming outmoded federal real estate programs, according to a new report from Smart Growth America and its coalition of real estate developers and investors, LOCUS.